Referring to her Oscar win: “I hope that it’s historic in a way that it can be the first of many for many women,” said Kathryn Bigelow in an interview at the Governor’s Ball with Jason Kennedy of E!
The ice has been broken and the door is now open for more women to take the helm in film. It’s hard to believe that this is the first time a female has won for best director. Surely, Kathryn’s win is a good indicator of the shift that is taking place for women filmmakers.
Kathryn’s message to all female directors: “Never give up on your dream, no matter what the obstacles.”